GREEK MYTHOLOGY

The Classical Gods of Ancient Greece

CYRENE

Greek legendary mortal

Also known as KYRENE

Lion-taming Queen of Cyrene

Although the daughter of a king (Hypseus), her ancestry included NYMPHS and Gods. She liked nothing better than running through the woods hunting dangerous beasts.

When APOLLO saw her grappling with a lion, he got very excited and whisked her away in his chariot to Libya. She soon founded the town of Cyrene in Africa and later gave birth to ARISTAEUS.

CYRENE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : CYRENE
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Female
Type : legendary mortal
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KYRENE
Popularity index : 7335
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Article last updated on 02 January 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "CYRENE: legendary mortal from Greek mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 02 Jan. 2013. Web. 23 August 2014.

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